Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/4/12
Solid Gold Superstars The Northwest have long been a source of NBA talent, although at times it has not been as prominent as it has been in the past few years. With a variety of talent levels featured throughout the league, though mostly kept within the Western Conference, the upper left corner of North America is well represented and continues to grow. A future Hall Of Famer, an Olympic gold medalist, a NBA champion, a handful of starters/ role players and a trio of rookies looking to secure their spots, the 2012-13 season will no doubt enhance the spotlight on the Northwest talent. POINT GUARDS: Steve Nash (Hometown:  Victoria, BC.  Team:  LA Lakers, 2011-12 stats: 12.5ppg, 10.7apg)  Nash’s relocation to Hollywood has been one of the dreams for Lakers fans (or maybe just me, unless the Grizzlies were still in Vancouver!). A completely different style from the conventional Derek Fisher, Nash is looking for his best shot at an NBA championship with what may be the most star stu...
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